Dunc Gray Velodrome
The Dunc Gray Velodrome is located at Bass Hill approximately 5 kilometers north west of the Sydney suburb of Bankstown. The Dunc Gray Velodrome was opened on 28 November 1999 and is named after Edgar "Dunc" Gray, the first Australian to win a cycling Gold Medal at the Olympic Games ( Los Angeles 1932).

Construction
Costing $42 million as a track cycling venue for the Sydney 2000 Olympics, construction of the velodrome, as well as an 800m Criterium Practice Track, commenced in May 1998 and finished in November 1999. It currently has a seating capacity of 3,150, but was expanded to 5,821 seats to cater for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Being 250 metres long, 60 kilometres worth of Baltic Pine (Finland) were used in its composition. The track bends at a maximum angle of 42° degrees, while the straights are at 12.5°. The Safety Track is 5 metres wide and the racing surface is of 7 metres width.

Events
The first major international cycling event ever held was the Oceania International Cycling Grand Prix during from 8 to 12 December 1999 ”“ an official pre-Olympic test event. In April 2000 it hosted the 'The Bankstown Millennium Buzz' performance in celebrating the Olympics and the millennium year. It hosted six days of track cycling]] events at the 2000 Summer Olympics, as well as Paralympic cycling. In October 2007, The Dunc Gray Velodrome hosted the 2007 UCI Track Cycling Masters World Championships, for riders 30+ years of age.

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